In 1965, St. Dunstan's Church, as we see it today, was built to replace an earlier building constructed in the 1840s. Visitors are impressed by the white marble altar in the sanctuary, beautiful stained glass, and nearly 100 foot tall spire.
In the early 1800's there was no Catholic church in Fredericton, so parishioners had to travel 11 miles to attend mass at French Village (near Mactaquac). The earlier church building survived a massive fire in November 1850, which destroyed 18 acres of the downtown. It is said that parishioners covered the roof with themselves, in order that their church would be saved.
Visitors are welcome to visit the church on their own. The church is open daily.